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In Chapter One, "Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Moral Reasoning," Kowalski begins by setting the tone to apply the film Thank You For Smoking (2005) as an explanatory tool for the ethical theory elements.
The final chapter exemplifies this, as it is the most interesting twist in the book's self-professed unstraightforward journey, and, given the space constraints of a single chapter, is circumscribed in its overview of ethical theory.
Instructors have relied on these codes so heavily in some cases that any actual ethical theory is ignored.
They note that many philosophers view applied ethics as taking an ethical theory (utilitarianism, Kantianism, natural-rights ethics, or whatever) and "applying" it to various situations.
Ethical theory has applications on a social level as well, since it most often describes standards to judge how we relate to one another in a family or in society at large.
Habermas (1990) re-formulates Kantian ethical theory in an attempt to align ethical theory with this paradigmatic shift from individual consciousness to language, objectivity to intersubjectivity, and individual to communicative ethical theory.
Hill's argument for this approach relies primarily upon the Doctrine of Virtue from the Metaphysics of Morals, where he finds "a normative ethical theory that has constructivist features that are separable from the more ambitious metaethical claims in the prominent Kantian constructivisms of [John] Rawls and [Onora] O'Neill" (74).
Atterton's strategy for such an extension of Levinasian ethical theory involves drawing fromLevinas' work the criterion for what constitutes having a face as the 'capacity to express suffering' and elicit a sense of responsibility (pp.
He got a C in the philosophy class "Introduction to Ethical Theory.
However, I think this is a false dichotomy that arises from confusion about the nature of ethical theory, and that a metatheory is as capable of offering as nuanced and flexible an interpretation of Buddhist ethics as a 'no theory' view.
00--In Hegel's Conscience, Dean Moyar presents the ethical theory, more specifically the theory of practical reason, he finds in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit and Philosophy of Right.
It is inspiring to encounter the early mind of the future pope as he wrestles with foundational questions of ethical theory.
This concern about relativism has been voiced by Norman Bowie (2003), who argued that although using an ethical theory may seem to make ethics more objective, it can also have the opposite effect.